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​Morrisons team pedal to fundraising success for the Stroke Association

​Morrisons team pedal to fundraising success for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Oct 20, 2017 10:16 BST

Staff from Morrisons in Speke have raised over £600 for the Stroke Association after a member of staff had a stroke.

New Stroke Association service opens in Brighton

New Stroke Association service opens in Brighton

Press Releases   •   Oct 20, 2017 07:38 BST

The Stroke Association has launched a new service which will support people affected by stroke in Brighton.

Local gym invites people to Give a Hand and Bake for the Stroke Association

Local gym invites people to Give a Hand and Bake for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Oct 19, 2017 16:05 BST

Moulsecoomb Community Leisure Centre is holding a bake sale on Saturday 28 October to support the Stroke Association’s latest fundraising initiative: Give a Hand and Bake.

Local stroke group invites people to Give a Hand and Bake for the Stroke Association

Local stroke group invites people to Give a Hand and Bake for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2017 08:42 BST

A local stroke support group is holding a bake sale at Bexhill Health Centre on Monday 23 October to support the Stroke Association’s latest fundraising initiative: Give a Hand and Bake.

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Thousands in Northern Ireland could be spared devastation of stroke

News   •   Sep 19, 2017 08:54 BST

A new report, published today by the Stroke Association, reveals that over 110,000 people in the UK could be saved from having a stroke by 2035 if research into the latest stroke prevention procedures were properly funded.

Public Health England, in partnership with charities including the Stroke Association, launches Heart Age Test

Public Health England, in partnership with charities including the Stroke Association, launches Heart Age Test

News   •   Sep 04, 2017 13:02 BST

Public Health England (PHE) is urging adults to take three minutes out of their day to take the Heart Age Test.

Stroke Association response to announcement of new ambulance service standards

Stroke Association response to announcement of new ambulance service standards

News   •   Jul 13, 2017 12:43 BST

NHS England has today (Thursday, 13 July) announced a new set of performance targets for the ambulance service which will apply to all 999 calls for the first time. The new targets will save lives and remove “hidden” and long waits suffered by millions of patients, including reducing lengthy waits for the frail and elderly.

Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health and the Stroke Association launch new childhood stroke guidelines

Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health and the Stroke Association launch new childhood stroke guidelines

News   •   May 24, 2017 00:01 BST

Families speak of ‘devastating effects’ of strokes in children as new guidelines launch to help healthcare professionals and parents spot the signs and improve long-term care

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World Stroke Day 2016

Events   •   Jun 10, 2016 10:07 BST

Saturday 29 October marks World Stroke Day

Oct 29 10:05 BST

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Know Your Blood Pressure Day

Know Your Blood Pressure Day

Events   •   Apr 01, 2015 11:00 BST

Do you know your blood pressure? High blood pressure is the biggest risk factor for stroke that we can control, yet it has no symptoms and can affect people of all ages and lifestyles.

Apr 18 - Apr 19

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Glasgow Res Run

Glasgow Res Run

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'not just a funny turn' event at The Scottish Parliament

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Poppy shows support of 'Together We Can Conquer Stroke' at Resolution Run in Glasgow
Step out for Stroke

Step out for Stroke

Step out for Stroke walks are fundraising events. The route is fully accessible so that anyone can take part, whatever their walking abil...

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Public Health England Act FAST 2014

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Recognising the signs of stroke or TIA and calling 999 for an ambulance is crucial. Know the warning signs.

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Celebrity video - 'Not just a funny turn'

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Some of the UK's best loved comedians and stars of stage and screen told their favourite joke in the Stroke Association's 'Not just a fun...

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Mini-stroke and stroke survivor: Dave

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Dave was juggling a family and a demanding job. He had no idea what a mini-stroke was when he woke up and his arm was numb.

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State of the nation 2017

State of the nation 2017

Documents   •   Jul 03, 2017 15:06 BST

State of the Nation is a definitive, up-to-date, evidence-based and easy-to-understand set of statistics relating to stroke. It includes statistics on: incidence mortality prevalence risk factors stroke treatment and care the impact on the lives of stroke survivors.

Stroke priorities for the next Welsh government
Take a Moment Blood Pressure Information Pack

Take a Moment Blood Pressure Information Pack

Documents   •   Feb 01, 2016 10:00 GMT

High blood pressure is the biggest controllable risk factor for stroke. Our Blood Pressure Information Pack tells you where you can get your blood pressure tested to help reduce your risk of stroke. Click on the link at the bottom of the page to download your copy now.

Scottish Elections Briefing

Scottish Elections Briefing

Documents   •   Feb 01, 2016 10:00 GMT

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